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Trawick Prize

September 5th, 2016

The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards is a visual art prize produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District that honors artists from Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. The annual juried competition awards $14,000 in prize monies to selected artists and features the work of the finalists in a group exhibition.
2016 Trawick Prize Finalists
Lauren Frances [...]

I am thrilled to announce that I have been awarded a 2016 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award.
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation was established in 1985 to assist individual working artists of merit with financial need through the generosity of Lee Krasner (1908-1984), a leading abstract expressionist painter and widow of Jackson Pollock.
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s dual criteria for grants are [...]

Artist Lauren Frances Adams has been awarded a month-long residency in September 2015 at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans.
Based in the culturally diverse and historic city of New Orleans, the Joan Mitchell Center’s mission is to support local, national, and international contemporary visual artists. The Joan Mitchell Center is an artist residency center [...]

Puffin Foundation Grant

May 1st, 2015

Thanks to the PUFFIN FOUNDATION for studio support in 2015.
The Puffin Foundation supports “projects that seek to enrich and inform the public on important subjects such as the environment, social justice, civil rights and other contemporary issues facing the country (and the planet), that some organizations might hesitate to fund.”

Precarious Prototypes on view at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, June – August 2014.
At the core of my work are critical explorations of labor and class in visual culture. I draw heavily upon the historical decorative arts to find contradictions within the contexts they originated. In my work, objects such as wallpaper patterns, [...]

I have been selected as a finalist for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. My work will be on view at The Walters Art Museum from Saturday, June 21, 2014, through Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the [...]


New York: The Clark Hulings Fund For Burgeoning Visual Artists is pleased to announce that Lydia Musco and Lauren Frances Adams, two emerging artists, have been named the Fund’s first grant winners.

Says Elizabeth Hulings who, with her mother Mary, founded The Fund in honor of her father, [...]


September 1st, 2013

I am a Trawick Prize finalist. The 2013 exhibition will be held September 4-28 at Gallery B,
located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E, Bethesda, MD 20814.

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